SAMPLE AGENDA

TRAINING INSTITUTE

Respect My Red Leadership Training Institute and Certification for Student Leaders, Faculty and School Professionals. An interactive training course on peer leadership, respectful relationships and sexual misconduct.

LEVEL 1 AGENDA

GO RMR: Attendee welcome and introduction

KNOWLEDGE: Essential definitions, policies, and laws

Topics:

  Definitions of sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, sexual assault, rape, and sexual exploitation

  In-person vs. technology-related sexual harassment

  Age of consent

  Effective consent vs. affirmative consent

  Asking for consent, giving consent, and saying “No”

  Capacity: intoxication vs. incapacitation

ATTITUDE: Where do you stand?

Topics:

  Rape myths and victim blaming

  Bias based on gender, sexuality, religion, age, economic status, race, and more

  Prior consent vs. future consent

  Unhealthy relationships vs. abusive relationships

  Personal attitudes vs. community standards

BEHAVIOR: It’s not what you say; it’s what you do that counts.

Topics:

  Coercion vs. seduction

  Responding to sexting

  “No means no” vs. “yes means yes”

  Initiating contact respectfully

  Paying attention to others’ boundaries

UPSTANDER: Will you step in?

Topics:

  What motivates people to intervene

  What hinders people from intervening

  The Bystander Effect

  How to be an upstander

  What to notice as harmful

  Culture of disrespect vs. respect

RMR CONCLUSION: Call to action and next steps

LEVEL 2 AGENDA

COMPREHENSION: Teach the KABU of RMR

  Explain knowledge, attitudes, behaviors, and upstander skills

  Ensure you understand the KABU from Level 1

  Internalize terms and important concepts for sexual misconduct

  Master essential sexual assault facts and statistics

FACILITATION: Gain competency to lead training

  Understand how to maintain focus on RMR learning outcomes

  Establishing ground rules

  Strategies and best practices to support diverse populations and experiences

INCLUSIVITY: Use a survivor-sensitive approach

  Prejudice, discrimination, and bias

  Survivor experiences and inclusivity

  Rethinking assumptions about privilege or access

  Responding to reports of sexual misconduct

INTERACTIVITY: Case study discussions

  Learning to guide, facilitate, and discuss RMR interactive exercises

  Preparation with at least three examples for each exercise

  Troubleshooting logistics when technology fails

  Methods to ask questions and respond to participant answers